Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Summer semester: beginning of April - end of September
  • Winter semester: beginning of October - end of March

See Academic Calendar • Education • Freie Universität Berlin (


You must demonstrate sufficient German language skills: level 3 TestDaF (in all four areas) or European language certificate B.2.1 – in accordance with the Council of Europe scale.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences; Innovation, Environmental and Energy Sciences; Human Geography and Planning

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes. For more information, click here.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 900,-.


Normal study load: 30 EC per semester.

Number of places available

Two places per year of each five months.